New Micro Fiction: Padded Walls

Note: As some of you know, I often participate in a weekly writing contest called “Cracked Flash Fiction Competition.” The following piece won this week. I owe this weeks judge, Ronel Janse van Vuuren, a big thank you for catching my typos and still choosing my story in spite of the,. Padded Walls By Sara CodairContinue reading “New Micro Fiction: Padded Walls”

Micro Fiction: The Importance of a Clean Windshield

The Importance of a Clean Windshield By Sara Codair “Scrape that off before you make the jump.” Dad’s voice crackled through the com. Like everything Iris’ family owned, it was utterly obsolete. He faded to static. Iris imagined him lecturing her on the dangers of bringing organic, terrestrial material, like pollen and bird shit, intoContinue reading “Micro Fiction: The Importance of a Clean Windshield”

Micro Fiction: Mr. Meowsker’s Bright Idea

Here is a little story, inspired by a prompt from Cracked Flash, to start your week: Mr. Meowsker’s Bright Idea By Sara Codair “You’re my favorite monster,” said Annnaly, running her fingers over Gruffer’s fluffy face. Her black cat, Meowsker’s, was perched on here shoulder. He leaned forward licked the bridge of Gruffer’s nose. Gruffer made aContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Mr. Meowsker’s Bright Idea”

Micro Fiction: Solicitation

Here is another fun snippet of micro fiction that started with on of Cracked Flash’s prompts.  This story was a runner up in the Year 2, Week 30 competition. Solicitation By Sara Codair “Like pain? Try wearing high heels,” she said slipping one nylon clad foot into a glittering stiletto. The way her long fingers dancedContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Solicitation”

Micro Fiction: Migratory Blues

Here is another little story from Cracked Flash – this one was a runner up. Migratory Blues By Sara Codair They unfurled their wings, shifted their weight and lifted off the rotting branch. Fuz smiled as the north wind hit their face. It was damp and mild, a sure sign spring had arrived in mid-regions.Continue reading “Micro Fiction: Migratory Blues”

A win on Cracked Flash with “Survival 101”

Cracked Flash’s writing prompts have been part of my weekly writing routine on and off for about a year now. Over the summer, I had stopped writing for them because I was judging. They had a brief hiatus in the fall. When they started up, it took me a few weeks to work in backContinue reading “A win on Cracked Flash with “Survival 101””

Flash Fiction: George and the Fatal Mistake

Earlier in the week, I blogged about a rejection I received for this story. No matter what I tell myself, at the end of the day, it really is fan fiction, and I need to stop sending it to places that don’t publish fan fiction. It belongs here, on my blog, where any one canContinue reading “Flash Fiction: George and the Fatal Mistake”

Micro Fiction: Garden Wars

This piece of micro fiction has been hiding in various files on my hard drive, but I have finally wrangled it onto the internet were it can be seen by more than just lonly gigabytes. Garden Wars By  Sara Codair The garden is city for faeries so small they’re invisible to the naked eye. Scientist wouldContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Garden Wars”

Flash Fiction: Hope

Hope By Sara Codair “Don’t feel bad. I’m pretty hard to kill,” said GiYu. His purple appendages were already reattached and his torso was knitting itself back together. The human female nodded and sucked air in through her nose. The slurping sound worried GiYu that the mucus her crying had evoked was making it hardContinue reading “Flash Fiction: Hope”

Flash Fiction: Feline Frenzy

Here is a goofy cat story to brighten your Friday: Feline Frenzy By Sara Codair I see you thought the kitten as it skulked toward the cheesecake. The cheesecake didn’t say anything back. The kitten took that as a sign that the cheesecake didn’t see him. Just to be safe, he crouched a little lowerContinue reading “Flash Fiction: Feline Frenzy”